Lake County Council on Aging Blog

OSHIIP

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) is the state’s official Medicare educational program. Since 1992, OSHIIP has been working with a statewide network of partner organizations and volunteers to help Ohioans understand and enroll in Medicare.  Read more...

Winter Heating Costs

Thursday, February 06, 2014

There is still time to save on your winter heating costs. Apply for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).HEAP is a federally-funded program designed to help income-qualified Ohioans meet the high costs of home heating. If you are determined eligible, a one-time HEAP benefit will appear as a credit applied to your energy bill by your utility company (or fuel vendor).  Read more...

MyCare Ohio

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Do you receive both Medicaid AND Medicare? If so, you will be notified of a new managed care program for Ohioans known as MyCare Ohio. Eligible individuals will be notified by the Ohio Department of Medicaid of enrollment requirements and options.   Read more...

Free and low-cost support is available

Thursday, April 19, 2012

According to a report released February 2012 by the National Council on Aging and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, millions of Americans are missing out on over $20 billion in free and low-cost support that is available to help pay for health care, prescriptions, food, and utilities.   Read more...